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Request for Proposals
FY 2019 Brownfields Multipurpose, Assessment, and Cleanup Grants
These brownfields grants may be used to address sites contaminated by hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants (including hazardous substances co-mingled with petroleum) and petroleum. Multipurpose Grants are funded up to $800,000 over five years and EPA anticipates selecting 10 proposals. Community-wide and Site-specific proposals for Assessment Grants are each funded up to $200,000 over three years; Assessment Coalition proposals are funded up to $600,000 over three years. EPA anticipates selecting 114 proposals. Cleanup Grants are funded up to $500,000 over three years and EPA anticipates selecting 40 proposals. The proposal submission deadline is January 31, 2019.
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Funding Opportunity
FY 2020 Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) Solicitations
The Department of Defense's SERDP is seeking environmental research and development proposals for funding beginning in FY 2020. The Core Solicitation provides funding opportunities for basic and applied research and advanced technology development. Core projects vary in cost and duration consistent with the scope of the work proposed. The Statements of Need (SON) referenced by this solicitation request proposals related to the SERDP program areas of Environmental Restoration (ER), Munitions Response (MR), Resource Conservation and Resiliency (RC), and Weapons Systems and Platforms (WP). The SERDP Exploratory Development (SEED) Solicitation provides funding opportunities for work that will investigate innovative environmental approaches that entail high technical risk or require supporting data to provide proof of concept. Funding is limited to not more than $200,000 and projects are approximately one year in duration. This year, SERDP is requesting SEED proposals for the Munitions Response and Weapons Systems and Platforms program areas. All Core pre-proposals are due January 8, 2019. SEED proposals are due March 5, 2019.
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Updated Focus Area
1,4-Dioxane
The 1,4-Dioxane Focus Area has been updated to reflect the current state of the science, with an emphasis on the behavior, occurrence, site characterization and analytical methods, and treatment technologies sections.
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New Focus Area
Activated Carbon-Based Technology for In Situ Remediation
Activated carbon (AC)-based technology involves emplacement of AC-based amendments for in situ remediation of soil and groundwater. Besides AC, amendments typically include other reactive products commonly used with in situ remediation technologies, such as in situ chemical reduction (ISCR), in situ chemical oxidation (ISCO), and bioremediation. The technology is commonly referred to as "carbon-based injectate" (CBI), especially for remediation of petroleum hydrocarbons. AC-based amendments remove contaminant via two processes: adsorption by AC and degradation by reactive amendments. The coupling of adsorption and degradation makes this technology a promising remedial option for addressing persistent plumes emanating from contaminants sorbed on soil, residual non-aqueous phase liquid (NAPL), or mass stored in low-permeability zones. The technology might also be applicable near or at the source area, especially when combined with other source treatment remedies, to limit contaminant mass flux out of source zones to downgradient plumes.
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